As an Idaho provider, you play an important role in combating the opioid epidemic. Find resources and information to support and inform clinical decision-making.
The CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain highlights 12 recommended actions that all prescribers can take to lower their patients’ risk of overdose.
The three focus areas in the guideline are:
- Determining when to initiate or continue opioids for chronic pain
- Opioid selection, dosage, duration, follow-up, and discontinuation
- Assessing risk and addressing harms of opioid use
To access the full CDC Prescribing Guideline, please visit the CDC website